Tag: politics

    “Don’t look up”: the satire movie did not impress critics but captured social networks

    Netflix’s new movie “Don’t Look Up” was released just a few days ago, but has already garnered very mixed reviews. Opinion leaders call the film “genius” and film experts “far-fetched.”  Modern satire starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence has won the favor of social media, although it has been well received by film critics. Let’s […]

    Opinion: Reflections on a Post-Pandemic World

    In the light of the devastating coronavirus pandemic and its global responses, new trends are emerging in international markets, that are likely to disrupt the status quo and create a new world order, writes Jaykhosh Chidambaran for The Arabian Stories. *** Global geopolitics is often a zero-sum game. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified political one-upmanship […]

    UAE, Israel to focus on increasing mutual investments, says official

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has shared his thoughts on the growing ties between the UAE and Israel ahead of the new year in an exclusive interview with Khaleej Times. Let’s read the full story. Following a year of cooperation in the fields of tech, health, agriculture, food and water security, tourism, defence, and space, […]

    We are living in an age of disorder and discontent – opinion

    Let’s read the opinion written by Sir John Jenkins for Arab News. He’s a senior fellow at Policy Exchange. Until December 2017, he was the corresponding director (Middle East) at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, based in Manama, Bahrain, and was a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He was […]

    What matters more in COP26 news: climate pledges of the world leaders or their private flights?

    Eco-activist Max Zalewski made me think about private jets on COP26. He asked a topical question to all conspiracy theorists: how did you imagine the daily lives of the world elite? Forbes and the BBC published articles about world leaders who flew to Glasgow for the climate summit on private planes, then ate venison and […]

    New Utopianism: what future can we meet the day after tomorrow

    Forty years ago, punk rock band confidently proclaimed that there was no future. In the next decade, society began to argue about the coming of cyborgs, gladly using personal computers. After some time, Soviet socialism was laid out, and the end of history (according to Francis Fukuyama – Ecolife) began. With the appearance of the […]

    COP26, day 8: The first week of the conference in Glasgow is over. Are there any severe decisions?
    09 Nov 2021

    There are a lot of expectations from COP26 because due to the pandemic in 2020, the conference was missed. But much of the outcome will depend on agreement on international carbon markets. It is too early to talk about final decisions, but some activists express a general feeling that the situation with Article 6 negotiations […]

    COP26: what is SDG or NDC? Guide to the language you need to know
    09 Nov 2021

    If you’ve been following the UN for any period, you will quickly notice the plethora of acronyms, initializations, and jargon that abound across the Organization. There will be plenty more to confuse you at COP26 (a classic example in itself). So we’ve found a UN handy guide to help you make sense of some of […]

    COP26, Day 7: “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!”
    08 Nov 2021

    One hundred thousand participants gathered in the climate march in Glasgow at COP26, BBC states. Saturday at the climate summit was dedicated to agriculture and conscious land use. Industrial agricultural production is one of the primary sources of CO2 emissions on the planet, with 1/3 of all manufactured products we simply throw away, WWF states. […]

    No Future: how ethical and post-colonial concepts can save the world economy

    The following article is part of a larger debate around the headline “Capitalism is killing the planet,” for example, by such an influential Western media as The Guardian. At the same time, we remember very well that our website and the well-being of the Persian Gulf countries exist precisely thanks to capitalism. How to balance […]